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The Flirtation Experiment | Phylicia Masonheimer and Lisa Jacobson

Article by Phylicia Masonheimer I grew up at the height of purity culture. I Kissed Dating Goodbye had a coming-of-age at the same time I did. Books about purity, dating, courtship, and modesty were everywhere; I read them all. I was part of a...

The Promises We Find in Bible Prophecy | Dr. David Jeremiah

In the early years of World War II, German forces quickly conquered almost all of continental Europe. Hitler’s eyes then fell on the prize of Great Britain. If he could send invasion forces across the English Channel and conquer England, his...

Becoming a King Experience: A Free Resource for Pastors and the Men of the Church | Morgan Snyder

In twenty-five years of fighting for maculine restoration, the greatest compliment I have received as it relates to the masculine journey was from John Eldredge, my mentor and long-time friend. Among a circle of Kingdom-hearted leaders, John...

When Grace Replaces Striving | Ruth Chou Simons

Have you ever read the familiar verse, “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10) and wondered: Well, how, then do I manage my chaotic life, my disobedient children, or that project at work that my boss expects me to complete if I want to...

Holding on to Faith When Life Breaks Your Heart | Priscilla Shirer

If God is so good and powerful, why do bad things happen? As a person in ministry, I get asked some version of this question frequently. To be honest, I’ve pondered it as well. During this time of widespread crises, which has been characterized by...

For the one who feels tired and overwhelmed… | Hosanna Wong

Recently I did a poll on my Instagram, asking people how they were doing and what they were struggling with. There was an immediate and overwhelming response: people are tired. And as leaders, we feel it too. We are not only carrying the weight and...

The 5 evangelism styles of your church members | Mark Mittelberg & Lee Strobel

As a pastor, it can sometimes feel like you are the only one in your church expected to evangelize. But that’s not how it’s supposed to be. Did you know there are 5 distinct faith-sharing styles? Where some of your church members might be terrified...

Hope for Those Who Need Healing | Costi W. Hinn

When people are in need of physical healing, hope can be hard to find. For the Christian, hope is never far away. Following Jesus may not lead to health, wealth, and prosperity on earth, but we can rest assured he is still the high King of heaven....

Can We Really Know That There's a Heaven? Lee Strobel

I remember spending the day with the famous worldwide evangelist, Luis Palau, who was dying at the time from stage 4 lung cancer. And I remember asking him whether he fears death, and he told me, I don’t really. I’m so convinced from scripture that...

Savoring the Salt of the Earth | Margaret Feinberg

YOU’RE INVITED TO THE TABLE | WATCH TASTE AND SEE SESSION ONE “You are the salt of the earth.” Matthew 5:13 To dig deeper into what Jesus means when he says in this passage, I decided to travel about 150 miles south of my home in Salt Lake City,...

Saying So Long to Normal | Laura Story

When you think of the word “normal”, what comes to mind? Is it the ideal you aspired to in middle school, wearing the right brands and saying the right things, trying desperately to fit in with the cool kids? Is it the outcome you hope for from...

Are You a Thermometer or a Thermostat? Mark Batterson

Letter writing is an art. Expressing your thoughts in letter form is a very personal and vulnerable thing to do. It is also, a very effective way to share your true feelings. Famous couples throughout history have shared their deepest feelings and...

5 Ways to Make Your Bible Study a Full Sensory Experience | Margaret Feinberg

One of the great joys of leading and partaking in a Bible study is the Aha Moments. When you see eyes light up, a face beam with joy, a forehead nod in hearty agreement—it’s hard not to celebrate! Yet sometimes our Bible studies can become...

You Were Made for This Moment: Courage for Today and Hope for Tomorrow

Winter casts a cold shadow. The days are short. The nights are long. The sun seems shy, hidden behind the grayness of the days. Warmth has packed her bags and migrated to the tropics. Beach weather would be nice. But that’s clearly not going to...

Showing Up When You Want to Shut Down | Lisa Whittle

Do something with me, will you? Put your hand over your heart. Hold it there just a moment. Can you feel that? Can you hear it? It’s God saying to you with every single beat – “I love you. You’re still here. And I want to do a great work in and...

The Secret to Fighting for Those You Love | Hosanna Wong

When I was eighteen years old, my dad died from cancer. My little brother, Elijah, was twelve. Elijah shut down emotionally and would not speak to my mom, our older sister, or me about what he was feeling. It seemed there was no way to connect with...

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Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Here are some tools to help: 

The Small Group Tool Kit includes two mobile-friendly invitation cards, reflection cards to enhance your small  group experience, and a worship song playlist curated by Hosanna Wong that can beplayed during small group meetings or personal Bible study time. 

The Church Tool Kit includes a downloadable poster, bulletininsert, invitation card, and Power Point slide.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Shawn Johnson, lead pastor of Red Rocks Church, gives a
searingly honest portrait of anxiety and depression and shows readers how to fight back and live free. He also has put together three free tools pastors can use to help their congregation have a productive conversation around mental health, including a discussion guide, sermon notes and key Scripture verses.